Many people have this problem with Android. You can see it has been reported in Android's bug tracking system. The number of levels is controlled by a setting that's compiled into the Android system image.
Use a different ROM
It's possible that flashing a custom-rom could increase the number of levels, but I don't know which, if any, custom ROMs do this. ...
Goto Developer Options, activate the "Disable Absolute Volume" toggle (see screenshot). Disconnect and reconnect your Bluetooth connection. Problem solved.
NOTE: This was done on Android 7.0. You can try on your own OS version.
There is a possible quick solution, depending on the phone in consideration:
Go to Settings->Sound->Music Effects and depending on the phone, you may by default have an app that controls the music effects within which you should easily find your desired setting.
But if your phone is rooted, a more reliable solution would be to install the music effects app/...
Probably you were looking for something like Sound Assistant version, for generic Android devices, but as it stands now the former is available and its only functional on Samsung devices (Galaxy editions running latest versions of Android)
The sound utility available on the galaxy series Provides various
If you're phone is rooted or you have a custom recovery (like TWRP), this is actually much easier. The only thing you'll have to do, is to add the following line to your build.prop file located in /system:
Where 30 represents the number of steps.
This can be done with a root file explorer (like Root Browser) or via VI in the ...
That kind of "Mixer" doesn't seem to be possible. Quoting from the description of App Volume (thanks to Fiksdal for pointing to this comment):
Android manages one stream for all apps, so we can't set different volume levels at same time for two different apps.
So at the very best, you could set different volumes for different apps. Again, there's nothing ...
This should help some folks and it does enable better control, not louder volume.
Go to developer options (enable developer options if you haven't previously done so).
Then, turn on "Disable absolute volume".
You may need to restart your Android device for it to take effect.
The steps now are way more reasonable. In other words, it answers your ...
I ended up using Fine Volume Control V2 (Trial version) on my Nexus 4 - supports up to 100 volume levels. It's not perfect but should suffice till they hopefully fix what seems like such a simple problem.
Precise Volume (XDA Forums, Play Store) also looks worth a go.
Unfortunately, Android and IOS specify different hardware specs for the remote feature. The way the clicks get registered by the devices are not compatible. Sad, but true.
There are very few good solutions that I've found, but I have found a couple. So far, the best I've done is this combination:
Samsung makes earbuds with a mic/remote specifically for ...
By default the answer is a no.
Since changing the color of notification bar means modifying the system it can't be done by a normal application. Best you can do is an icon that can be added to the notification bar.
But there is a way if you are rooted.
Xposed Framework is a great app that lets users modify every single action executed at system level. You ...
The file does reflect the changes. You need to observe it a bit more carefully.
My little research tells me that in Android 4.2.1, 4.4.2, 5.0.2 and 5.1.1, most of the changes performed in Settings app are saved in an SQLite database of Settings Storage/Providers app, located at /data/data/com.android.providers.settings/databases/settings.db.
Some of the ...
I first thought that the OP was asking about modifying the behavior of the sources of the notifications which can be done in with finer levels than before using Notification Categories in Android 8.0 Oreo.
However via the comments, it appears that the OP wants to stop Audio Ducking
from happening in the media player. Unfortunately this is a ...
How do I tell what apps can change the media volume?
I have used aSpotCat in the past so I am recommending it for identifying apps by permission. Install and launch the app → tap on List apps by permission → tap on Misc. permissions → tap on three dots horizontal line icon → search "Change your audio settings".
This would list all the ...
I know this is a really old thread, but I just bought a bluetooth speaker - a CANZ speaker. It sounds great, capturing all wavelength for pure beats, vocal and instrument separation but it is LOUD - on 1. I went into the standard media player and found the settings and tapped advanced. I was able to lower the whole EQ band by band and found a great volume. ...
On AOSP Android 6.0 Marshmallow, this feature is integrated into the OS.
From an article on Pocket-lint,
Android 6.0 Marshmallow: Volume controls
One of the places where Lollipop went a little haywire was with the volume and controlling those new notifications. These new fangled volume controls sent ripples across Android devices on Lollipop with ...
You might consider Bluetooth headphones. They sound worse than wired at the same price, but make up for that by not depending on how good the headphone amp in your phone is. Relevantly, the volume and play/pause/next/prev buttons are a standard part of the protocol, so one set of 'phones will work with anything that has Bluetooth.
Yes, this was a change introduced in Android 9. Prior to Android 9, volume buttons controlled ringer volume.
See Handling changes in audio output | Android Developers
Users expect to be able to control the volume of an audio app.... By default, pressing the volume control modifies the volume of the active audio stream. If your app isn't currently playing ...
I had initially posted this as an answer to this question: How to increase/decrease volume in smaller increments/decrements?,
unfortunately this method won't work officially with Nougat (due to some missing requirements)
As expected, such a modification, will require root or some kind of zip flashing proceedure to install Xposed framework....
That most likely depends on what phone and interface you have. On, say, a Galaxy S3 with the stock TouchWiz UI, when music is playing in the Samsung player or in Google Play Music, the volume control is enabled at the lock screen. On some other devices, it may not be possible. May I suggest editing your post to include which phone model you have?
I use an Android specified Headset with 3-button for my Nexus. Works brilliant.
Not only does it deliver 3-button action, but also very good sound and a really hard hitting bass. Anyone enjoying Rock or Electronica will not stop listening ;-)
The headset is specifically made for Android's lower voltage spec from Google and will NOT work on an iphone (the ...
For Android 4.3 and above, I would recommend using Auto-Input by joaomgcd.
It allows you to
create a series of input actions, including physical button presses
and various taps and swipes, to emulate some sort of macro sequence
that can be executed inside any app of your choosing. And if you
happen to be rooted, AutoInput has a Root feature that ...
On some firmware (e.g. Xperia Z series, WanamLite Jellybean ROM), when you hit the hardware volume keys, a slider pops up with a settings icon next to it. Tapping on this icon allows you to change the Media Volume:
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The problem with understanding any physical buttons on an Android, is that they are extremely hardware dependent. Usually they're connected to some GPIO port on either the application processor (AP) or cellular processor (CP/modem), and on some devices (MTK,Qualcomm) these are combined in a SoC. In other devices, there is a separate touch screen MCU, that ...
It appears from the screenshot that a theme is in place with its own set of icons. Stock Android Marshmallow doesn't show four but only three bars. The extra one CM shows is for notification volume. Anyhow, a theme alters the icon but not the order of bars. You can always revert to stock theme or icons and get this result:
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